DJI confirms its platforms will not be affected by GPS rollover


DJI has made a statement on the effect the GPS 2019 Week Rollover will have on its platforms.

The China-based manufacturer confirmed that all of its platforms would not be affected.

As part of a statement, DJI said: “DJI is aware of the GPS 2019 Week Rollover that will occur on 6 April 2019. All DJI platforms have been thoroughly tested and we can confirm that they will not be affected by the rollover.”

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It concluded: “Customers do not need to take any action and can continue using their DJI drones without disruption.”

The rollover week will occur due to how the Global Positioning System (GPS) uses a 10-bit binary system that will reach its limit of 1,024 weeks on April 6 meaning it is in need of being reset to 0.

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